By now, we're sure you've heard on every major news network that young Matthew Bartlett, who was in the courtroom today to watch the Casey Anthony trial trainwreck, was sentenced to six days in jail for contempt of court for ... well, showing his contempt of the court proceedings. According to the contempt order, "the Court was notified by a member of the media that the Defendant was observed making an obscene gesture commonly referred to as 'shooting a bird' directed towards the well of the courtroom. The Court was provided a photograph of the Defendant, which clearly shows the Defendant making said gesture."
Sounds like some member of the media is a tattletale!
Read on to hear how the Defendant acknowledged that he knew the gesture "meant the 'F-word" and how he directed it at assistant state attorney Jeffrey Ashton. Maybe some young bird shooter has the hots for Casey!Contempt Order - Matthew Bartlett
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